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December 2009

As government negotiators, corporate lobbyists, NGOs and protesters all gear up for the biggest international climate jamboree of all time, the NI asks: should we believe the hype?

Is the Cop 15 UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen this December really our last chance to save the planet? Is there any hope of getting a deal that can deliver climate justice to the world's poor, or has the UN process become a dangerous distraction from the real challenge of a rapid transition away from fossil fuels? And, if the latter is true, what should we do about it?

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The Sky and the Caspian Sea

Mysterious and opulent in its songs, The Sky and the Caspian Sea is a début album that exudes confidence and poise and promises...

Sarabah – Tales from the Flipside of Paradise

Hiphop fans make a virtue of telling it how it is. Well, there’s no-one out there who tells it better than *Sister Fa*.

The Food Wars

We are millions

The MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra – Brazil’s landless people’s movement) – has been described as the world’s...

The White Ribbon

In a small village in Germany, just before the First World War, a doctor is severely injured when a hidden tripwire pulls down...

Tulpan

Tulpan is the daughter of the only nearby family and Asa thinks he’s in love with her. Sadly for him, she doesn’t fancy Asa,...

Daniel Ortega

*Daniel Ortega*, revolutionary hero turned renegade President.

Don't just sit there!

The *NI* guide to how you can take action for climate justice, whether you’re in Copenhagen, in a major city or online.

Taking care of business

Corporations have taken over the climate agenda. *Oscar Reyes* reveals who, how and why.

Big Bad World 428

*Polyp*’s climate change-o-meter.

Hunted down

Maasai evicted so foreigners might play
Watching the weather

Watching the weather

Weather patterns across the West African country have become increasingly hard to predict as a result of climate change.

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